Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the recipients of Round III of the New NY Broadband program, which is meant to ensure high-speed internet access for all New Yorkers.
A total of $209.7 million is being awarded to 43 different projects in the last round of the program. According to Cuomo, the funding awarded in Round III will provide 122,285 homes, businesses and community institutions throughout the state will access to high-speed internet.
Six of those projects will benefit residents of the Mohawk Valley region, which includes Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego, Fulton, Montgomery and Schoharie counties.
The state grants awarded to projects that affect the Mohawk Valley, among other areas, include:
- DTC Cable Inc.: $9,190,530 – 1,383 locations addressed
- Hudson Valley Wireless: $2,002,846 – 772 locations addressed
- Hughes Network Systems: $14,888,249 – 72,163 locations addressed
- MTC Cable: $4,877,133 – 1,659 locations addressed
- Otsego Electric Cooperative: $5,739,316 – 1,406 locations addressed
- Slic Network Solutions: $26,002,479 – 6,775 locations addressed